Online International Reports

Online International Reports


I. From the World Health Organization
"Tobacco Industry interference with tobacco control" (February 18, 2009). Tobacco Control. WHO Tobacco Control Papers. Paper TI_Interference. Available at:

Hirschhorn N. Evolution of the tobacco industry positions on addiction to nicotine - A report prepared for the Tobacco Free Initiative, World Health Organization: World Health Organization; 2008. Available at:

"The scientific basis of tobacco product regulation" (December 1, 2008). Tobacco Control. WHO Tobacco Control Papers. Paper TRS951. Available at:

Hirschhorn N. The Tobacco Industry documents. What they are, what they tell us, and how to search them. A practical manual. 2nd Edition 2005.

Drope J. The development of Philip Morris’s position on ETS for its website. 2005.

The cigarette "transit road" to the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq. Illicit tobacco trade in the Middle East. Cairo: WHO, 2003.

Profits over people: Tobacco Industry activities to market cigarettes and undermine public health in Latin America and the Caribbean. Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

Developing Legislation for Tobacco Control. Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) 2002. 

Tobacco company strategies to undermine Tobacco Control activities at the World Health Organization.

Towards health with justice. Litigation and public inquiries as tools for Tobacco Control.

Tobacco Industry Monitoring Report. October 2002-December 2002.

The Tobacco Industry and Scientific Groups International Life Sciences Institute: A Case Study. 2001.

Voices of truth, Vol 1: Multinational Tobacco Industry activity in the Middle East: A review of internal industry documents.

Joossens L. Report on smuggling control in Spain. No date.


II. From the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Investigation of Smuggling
Information to obtain a search warrant to be executed against Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited. Marc Roussy, Gendarmerie Royale du Canada. 22 November 2004. (In French and English)


III. From Action on Smoking and Health (ASH/UK)
BAT in its own words. 2005. Found in:

BAT and tobacco smuggling. July 2000.  Found in:  

Bates C, Connolly GN, Jarvis M. Tobacco additives: Cigarette engineering and nicotine addiction.

Hammond R, Rowell A. Trust us: We're the tobacco industry. May 2001.  

Rimmer L. BAT's big wheeze. The alternative British American Tobacco social and environmental report. Jan 4 2004.  

The Smoke-Filled Room: How big tobacco influences health policy in the UK. 2010. 

The Tobacco Industry and Social Responsibility.

Tobacco explained: The truth about the tobacco industry in its own words.

IV. From Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids 
Illegal pathways to illegal profits. The big cigarette companies and international smuggling.

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids & Alliance for the Control of Tobacco Use. "You're the target: New global campaign found to target teens." 2014

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Designed for Addiction How the Tobacco Industry Has Made Cigarettes More Addictive, More Attractive to Kids and Even More Deadly. [PDF] June 23 2014.

V. From Tobacco Control
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VI. From Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada and Health Canada
A comprehensive plan to end the 'light' and 'mild' deception. January 2005.

Behind the scenes: How Canadian tobacco companies orchestrated the war on smoking bans. February 2003.

Callard C. 40 years of research: No Holy Grail. 31 May 2000.

Callard C. The golden years of the CTMC 1962-1987. 31 May 2000.

Collishaw N. History of tobacco control in Canada.  2009.

Collishaw N. Manipulation. The story of Imperial Tobacco and its cigarettes. October 1999.

Collishaw N. From Montreal to Minnesota: following the trail of Imperial Tobacco’s documents. September 1999.

Collishaw N. From lights to brighter lights: The re-engineering of Canadian cigarettes. 31 May 2000.

Collishaw N. Selling smokes to starters. 31 May 2000.

Collishaw N. The story of Player’s Lights. 31 May 2000.

Collishaw N. Tales of toxic tobacco. 31 May 2000.

Dewhirst T. Tobacco promotions appealing to male youths in Canada: Positioning cigarettes as symbols of masculinity, independence, rebelliousness, excitement, and adventure. 31 May 2000.

Edwards K. Getting the pack to speak for itself: Cigarette packaging in the face of restrictions on advertising. 31 May 2000.

Elasticity and Canadian cigarettes. 6 June 2001.

Pollay RW. "Export A Ads are Extremely Expert, Eh?," Filter Tips: A Review of Cigarette Marketing in Canada, Physicians for Smoke Free Canada, Vol. 1, Autumn 1998. Published as an "E-zine" at

The History of the Canadian Safer Cigarette Program: Reducing harm or increasing profit? August 2002.

The Plot Against Plain Packaging: How tobacco companies used phoney arguments to defeat plain packaging, and how health ministers fell for their chicanery. International Trade/economics/marketing. April 2008.'.pdf.

The Tobacco Industry is Trolling for Big Fish: 10 Lessons from Canada on Tobacco Product Regulations. October 2006.

Weiler T, Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada. Philip Morris vs. Uruguay - An Analysis of Tobacco Control Measures in the Context of International Investment Law. July 28 2010. Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada. .


VII. From Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), New Zealand
Thomson G. Trust Us: We’re Socially Responsible.


VIII. From National Institutes of Health -NCI
National Cancer Institute. ASSIST: Shaping the Future of Tobacco Prevention and Control. Chapter 8, Part 1 (White J, Bero L. The Tobacco Industry's Response to ASSIST: An Analysis of Tobacco Industry Internal Documents). Tobacco Control Monograph No. 16. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute. NIH Pub. No. 05-05645, May 2005.


IX. From NIH-NCI Tobacco Documents Project at the University of Georgia (Rubin DL, Principal Investigator)
A series of procedures for and papers and presentations on the linguistic analysis of tobacco industry verbiage as revealed in the documents.


X. From the European Respiratory Society and Institut National du Cancer (France)
Diethelm P, McKee M. Lifting the smokescreen. Tobacco industry strategy to defeat smoke free policies and legislation. February 2006.


XI. From the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium
Sweda EJ, Gottlieb M, Banthin C. Light cigarette lawsuits in the United States: 2007. Tobacco Control Legal Consortium.


XII. From
Hirschhorn N. Tobacco Use and Personal Responsibility. Available through at:   Accessed January, 2010.


XIII. From SmokeFree Partnership
Mandal S, Gilmore AB, Collin J, Weishaar H, Smith K, McKee M. Block, amend, delay: tobacco industry efforts to influence the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive (2001/37/EC), 2012.

XIV. Other
Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Chapter 2 - Fifty Years of Change 1964-2014, in The Health Consequences of Smoking - 50 Years of Progress. Jan 2014. 

The Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, Central Florida Jobs with Justice, South Florida Jobs with Justice, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Family Values @ Work. Darden's Decision: Which future for Olive Garden, Red Lobster, & the Capital Grille? 2012. New York, NY. 

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